Shanon Patrick Quinn

Freelance Article Writer & Biography Writer

Location:Moscow, Idaho, United States
2 Skills
Shanon Lynn Patrick Quinn

• Demonstrated achiever with working knowledge in journalistic, collaborative and broadcast writing, multimedia, editing, design, video, audio and still photography.
• Published as a journalist, columnist and essayist in both University and private sector publications
• Skilled at learning new concepts, working well under pressure, working well under deadlines and communicating ideas clearly and effectively.
• Extensive computer training, including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Turbo Cad, InDesign, Photoshop and Final Cut
• Fifteen years of real world work experience before attending UI, including sales, laboratory and office
An entry level journalistic position with opportunity for advancement

Bachelor of Science
University of Idaho

Major in Journalism
Minor in Writing
G.P.A. 3.17
Dean’s List Spring 2013, Fall 2011

Related Course Work

Media Law, Media Ethics, Reporting I and II, Broadcasting and Digital Media, Broadcast Writing, Non-Profit Fundraising, Reading Writing and Rhetoric, Public Relations, News Editing and Production and Publications Editing

Publication History
• “Acceptance is Much Better Than Tolerance” Moscow-Pullman Daily News 2013

• “Extremism Overshadowing the Real Issue,” Moscow-Pullman Daily News 2013

• “Hard-Won Women’s Rights Have Lost Ground,” Moscow-Pullman Daily News 2012

• “Child Abuse Numbers are Growing,” Moscow-Pullman Daily News 2012

• “Death on Memory Lane,” Mirror Northwest Literary Journal 2005

• “I Miss My Brother, He Misses American Soil,” The Knight Life 2003

• “WVC Seeks Interim President,” The Knight Life 2003


Worked in groups to create

• Print and web newspaper design including feature and news content with multimedia component
• Public Relations packet including FAQ, Social Media components and web content for University of Idaho Parking Services
• Magazine proposal and sample including concept statements, demographic and psychographic research, budgeting, designing, art and editorial content
• Agency profile, case for support and grant proposal for University of Idaho Women’s Center
• Fortieth anniversary coffee table book for University of Idaho Women’s Center

Steven A. Smith
Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Journalism and Mass Media
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID

Vicki Rishling
Senior Instructor
School of Journalism and Mass Media
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho
(208) 885-6019